Tag archive for ‘Richard Desmond’
Jewish Business News On Sunday, February 11th, 2018

Mirror Buys Richard Desmond’s Daily Express, Daily Star and OK Magazine

  Billionaire Richard Desmond sold the Daily Express and Daily Star newspapers for £ 127 million ($ 177 million), as well as the gossip magazine “OK” for the owners of the Daily Mirror, Trinity More...

Joseph Gelman On Tuesday, November 14th, 2017

Richard Desmond Plans to Bid for UK National Lottery

    Billionaire Richard Desmond wants to take over the UK’s National Lottery, the crown jewel of a gambling empire, The Financial Times first reported. Desmond is a publisher and founder of Northern More...

Niva Goldberg On Thursday, July 2nd, 2015

Trinity Mirror Eyes Takeover of Richard Desmond’s Daily Express

Trinity Mirror is reportedly close to striking a deal to acquire Richard Desmond’s Daily Express after, being blocked from taking over the Local World regional publishing group. The parent publisher of the More...

Niva Goldberg On Sunday, June 21st, 2015

Ed Miliband Threatens Libel Over Anti-Israel Charge

Britain’s former Labor Party leader ED Miliband has threatened legal action against the Jewish Telegraph if it publishes comments made by media mogul Richard Desmond. The Jewish Telegraph says that the former More...

Vered Weiss On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

Will Richard Desmond Be Remembered as the Man Who Destroyed British Newspapers?

  Richard Desmond is making serious cuts at his newspapers. His Express Newspapers company laying off 25 staff in an effort to reach its cost cutting target, as reported by the Guardian. Express Newspapers More...

Vered Weiss On Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

Secular Group Complains London Orthodox School’s Education Under-Sexed

Yesodey HaTorah, an ultra Orthodox school for girls in Hackney, London, opened to great fanfare in 2005, with Tony Blair, Lord Levy, Gerald Ronson and Richard Desmond in attendance. However, its curriculum More...

Clive Minchom On Thursday, May 1st, 2014

Sumner Redstone’s Viacom Shells Out $750 Million to Buy UK Channel 5 From Richard Desmond

– – International media company Viacom, which is based in NewYork and controlled by billionaire Sumner Redstone, today made a joint announcement with Richard Desmond’s UK based Northern & Shell More...

Alan Gallindoss On Monday, February 24th, 2014

Richard Desmond’s UK Channel 5 on the Block Bids Due This Week

– – The financial press in England indicated this weekend that Richard Desmond may be making some progress in selling UK’s Channel 5 which he bought in 2010 for just US$175 million, and which has More...

Albert Hecht On Thursday, January 2nd, 2014

Richard Desmond Looks to Sell British TV Channel 5 for £700 Million

– The UK media magnate is reported to be testing the market value of the TV channel he acquired in 2010 and turned from a loss to profit maker. – Richard Desmond/ Getty – Recent speculation that More...

British Media Tycoon Richard Desmond Is in the Lottery Business Now Too

– – By Clive Minchom and Einat Nahari  In December 2012, the British Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) banned the English lottery organization, the Health Lottery from running a potentially More...

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